Here’s a link to the September issue, Vol. 4, Chapter 11 of the online Visual Verse anthology. You can find my poem on page 28 or you can link directly to the poem, entitled ‘Cactus Cowboy’.
Red bricks echo with the homeless and poor, from the squeak of wrought-iron gate to the heavy fall of knocker on imposing door. They reverberate with hunger, fuelled by gruel and mouse-meagre morsel trails of bread-and-cheese through the corridors of their history. They are organised and counted by the workhouse clock, punctuated with oakum, elbow […]